2. SPORTS IN SOCIETY
The world is connected in Sports culture with
millions of individuals across different countries.
Sports bring new challenges and new life
There is variety of sports played around the
world. Different sports are played in different
3. WHY STUDY SPORT ETHICS?
Fair play is violated when
players engage in poor
sporting behaviour such as
heckling and using
offensive language or by
losing self-control through
tantrums, bragging, bullying
6. MAJOR ETHICAL ISSUES IN
Major issues are
Coaches having inappropriate
relationships with players
Athletes purchasing steroids
and selling them to teammates.
Corrupt officials fixing
7. DOPING IN SPORTS
The use of banned performance enhancing
drugs in sports is commonly referred to as doping
particularly by the organizations that regulate sporting
Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former
professional road racing cyclist was caught engaged
Michael Fred Phelps is a retired American
swimmer and won a 22 gold medals in Olympics .
9. MATCH FIXING
Match fixing is the arranging in advance of the
outcome of a match, or of events within that
match, usually for the purpose of making
money, often from betting.
Former world number five Stephen Lee must
sentence for snooker match-fixing.
Sreesanth has been handed a life ban by the
BCCI for his involvement in spot-fixing in IPL .
11. The 6 Pillars Of Ethical Decision
Making In Sports
Six Pillars of Characters, from Pursuing Victory
With Honour, provide the framework.
Always pursue victory with honour
Observe and enforce the spirit and letter of the
Do not engage in or tolerate dishonesty,
cheating, or dishonourable conduct
Treat the traditions of the sport and other
participants with respect.
Win with grace and lose1with dignity
Be a positive role model on and off the field.
Just because a substance is legal or natural
doesn’t mean it’s permitted or safe. Safeguard
your health. Know what you’re putting in your
Adhere to high standards of fair play.
Never take an unfair advantage.
Demonstrate concern for others.
The team by encouraging your teammates.
Encourage your teammates to make healthy
choices and be prepared to report the
dangerous behaviour if it continues
Play by the rules.
Take pride in your performance while abiding
by the rules.
Think about how your choices impact other
16. Role Of Sports Related
To publish clear guidelines on what is
considered to be ethical or unethical
behaviour and ensure that, at all levels of
participation and involvement.
To provide help and support to the media to
promote good behaviour.
18. Role Of Government
Support those organizations and individuals who
have demonstrated sound ethical principles in
their work with sport.
Encourage the education profession to include
the promotion of sport and fair play as a central
part of the physical education curriculum.